Holiday Hopes

Tom and Missy Lamach with Lee Bjornland and Jenna Webb Tom and Missy Lamach with Lee Bjornland and Jenna Webb
Rev. Jerry & Barbara Rev. Jerry & Barbara

Thank you for your generous support throughout the 2017 holiday season! 

You have helped to create a special holiday filled with memories for more than 450 children and over 30 local families.


·         123 children in Foster Care (Utica) received $25 Sangertown gift cards (74 from sponsors, the rest staff purchased from HH funds).

·         40 children in Foster Care (Watertown) received thousands of dollars in toys and games from Our Lady of the Rosary Church, the Walmart Distribution Center, and Stuff the Bus (Addy's Angels).

·         $4,465 to health, wellness, and activities via The Spirit of Josh Fund.

·         $36,118 - the value of all in-kind donations received.

·         $18,797 in cash gifts to HH, to support the children all year.

·         32 families (Foster Care, Health Homes, Day Services, B2H) had wishes fulfilled. 

·         95 children (residential and B2H) who had their wishes fulfilled.

·         95 In-Kind Donors

·         167 Monetary gifts

Special Thanks:

·         Addy's Angels supported The House with items from Stuff the Bus ($3,420 value)

·         HGS staff participated in Stuff the Bus to gather bags filled with toys and games thanks to Roser Communications. ($4,000 value)

·         We received several large bags of stuffed animals from the Teddy Bear Toss thanks to NY Sash. ($1,000 in stuffed animals)

·         Staff at Northern Safety put together stockings for all of our residential children. Stockings were filled with socks, earbuds, legos, crayons, games, chapstick, nail polish, scarves, hot chocolate, etc. ($1,300 value)

·         Our Lady of the Rosary Church held their annual gift drive and filled our conference table with toys and games for all ages. ($3,645 value)



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